hy·per·bar·ic adjective \ˌhī-pər-ˈber-ik, -ˈba-rik\
Origin of HYPERBARIC
First Known Use: 1962
hy·per·bar·ic adjective \ˌhī-pər-ˈbar-ik\ (Medical Dictionary)
: having a specific gravity greater than that of cerebrospinal fluid—used of solutions for spinal anesthesia; compare hypobaric
: of, relating to, or utilizing greater than normal pressure especially of oxygen <a hyperbaric chamber> <hyperbaric medicine>
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